Scarlett Johannson Considering Part In “Iron Man 2”


  • Scarlett Johannson may be in talks to play a Russian superspy in Iron Man 2, ensuring even more men will see this movie. (EW)
  • Halle Berry is set to star in Who Is Doris Payne?, a fact-based film about an international jewel thief. Be careful when researching this one, Halle. (Variety)
  • Robert Downey, Jr. and Reese Witherspoon are in talks to star in The Days Before about a race of aliens wiping out humanity by travelling backwards through time and the time-travelling man who tries to stop them. (/Film)
  • Leonardo DiCaprio may be producing a reboot of the 1980s hacker flick War Games. (/Film)
  • The Departed screenwriter William Monaghan will adapt John Grisham’s The Associate into a starring vehicle for the not-very-lawyerly Shia LeBeouf. (Variety)
  • Brett Ratner drops video game adaptation God of War to make Trump Heist with Eddie Murphy and Chris Tucker. Is The Donald involved? (Cinema Blend)
  • James Bond director Marc Forster is working on a Kurt Cobain biopic for Universal. Good luck dealing with Courtney Love! (Cinema Blend)
  • Elton John’s film company is working on the bizarre, fake-sounding Pride and Predator, in which aliens attack the well-mannered protagonists. (Variety)
  • A remake of the 1993 Harrison Ford film The Fugitive is reportedly in the works. Isn’t it a bit too soon for this? (Cinema Blend)
  • Alias’ Michael Vartan will co-star with Jada Pinkett Smith in TNT’s new series, Time Heals. (THR)
  • American Idol runner-up Katharine McPhee is set to star opposite Brothers & Sisters’ Dave Annable in the romantic comedy Wedlocked. (THR)